IoT in Transportation

IoT in Transportation

Globalsat Group and Inmarsat help Valec build Brazilian railway

Brazilian railway company Valec taps into the power of satellite communications while connecting Brazil from north to south. Building a railway is never easy. Operatives need to stay...

SAP expands Vehicles Network with new fuel and payment options

New agreements will see a rise in the number of apps and services made available by companies to drivers of connected vehicles and their...

Transport companies lack skills to get the most out of IoT...

Many transport businesses lack the skills and data-sharing processes required to extract maximum value from IoT data , according to a new survey. In the...

Athens International Airport turns to IoT for environmental monitoring

At Athens Airport, two IoT tech companies, Ex Machina and Libelium, have teamed up to help airport execs keep an eye on pollutant levels...

Ford, Domino’s Pizza to trial self-driving delivery service in US

Ford Motor Company and Domino's Pizza are to trial self-driving vehicles as a way to deliver orders to customers in Michigan, America. As of September...

UK government gives autonomous lorries the green light

The UK government has committed to investing £8.1 million in 'platooning' trials for autonomous lorries on motorways. According to the Department for Transport, the trials...

Motoring giant Hyundai shifts focus to electric vehicles

South Korean motoring giant Hyundai announced on Thursday that it will put electric vehicles at the forefront of its new product strategy. The company has...

Commuters remain frustrated by poor mobile reception on UK trains

Commuters in the UK continue to be frustrated by the inadequate state of mobile signal reception on trains and remain sceptical of Wi-Fi alternatives,...

Smart trucks bring opportunity and loss to supply chains, analysts say

Traditional logistics and freighter supply chain operations are set to be disrupted by the advent of smart trucks, such as those designed by Uber,...

Railways and post in Thailand to benefit from IoT and blockchain

Two Thai government agencies, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and Thailand Post, are looking to the IoT and blockchain technologies, respectively, to improve...

UK students develop drone traffic management system

One of the biggest challenges facing commercial drone applications such as delivery is the lack of a traffic management system to monitor their movements....

UK citizens want Uber-style app to access driverless cars

There’s no clear indication yet as to how UK citizens feel about fully driverless vehicles, with many unsure about whether they would use one....